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Kalliope

Archive of poetry

Kalliope is a database containing old Danish poetry and associated biographical data. The goal is no less than to collect all of the older Danish poetry, but until then, Kalliope will contain a representative and still growing selection. Kalliope also contains poetry in English and other languages, but primarily as reference material to the Danish collection.
26-02-2012
The English version of Kalliope released today. Hvis du ser denne engelske side og ønsker den danske, skal du klikke for flaget nederst på siden.
Sonnet

 My Heart was slaine, and none but you and I:
 Who should I thinke the Murther should commit?
 Since, but your selfe, there was no Creature by,
 But onely I, guiltlesse of murth'ring it.
 It slew it selfe; the Verdict on the view
 Doe quit the dead, and me not accessarie:
 Well, well, I feare it will be prou'd by you,
 Th'euidence so great a proofe doth carrie.
 But O, see, see, we need inquire no further,
 Vpon your Lips the scarlet drops are found,
 And in your Eye, the Boy that did the Murther,
 Your Cheekes yet pale, since first he gaue the Wound.
     By this I see, how-euer things be past,
     Yet Heau'n will still haue Murther out at last.
 

Michael Drayton
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